Atopic dermatitis, the well known eczema, is a chronic inflammatory skin condition which infects 15-30% of the children and 2-10% of the adults.

Its frequent flares afflict the patients significantly degrading their quality of life.
According to the experts 60% of the patients with atopic dermatitis show symptoms of the disease in the first year of their life.

The disease manifests itself with repeated skin inflammations and severe itching and is characterized by periods of exacerbation and remission (during which the skin appears normal).